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Is That Credit Card With the Annual Fee Really Worth It?

SAVING | By Ken Sweet | Jan 31
The biggest months for adding and dropping credit cards are December and January, so now's the time to make sure that $95 annual fee is really worth it.

U.S. Treasury Department Issues Alert for Fake IRS Calls

FINANCE | Jan 19
The number of people contacted by the scammers has reached almost one million.

Acting Education Secretary on Student Debt Problem

FINANCE | Jan 17
Dr. John King Jr. discusses the challenges of affordability and access to higher education with "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell.

Tax Error Complicates Financial Help for Some with Obamacare

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 13
About 1.4 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law failed to properly account for it on their tax returns last year.

Why You May Not Want to Win Powerball Jackpot

SAVING | Jan 8
The powerball frenzy continues to build with tickets selling at a record pace.

Three Ways to Avoid the Pitfalls of Holly De'Binge and A'Nita Resolution

SAVING | By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Dec 26
As merry as the holiday season is, it can be cursed. The numbers on our scales increase and conversely, the numbers in our bank accounts decrease-a month filled with expiration dates for both diets and budgets.

Big Premium Increases Foreseen for Medicare Drug Plan

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 26
With time running out on open enrollment season, many seniors are facing sharply higher premiums for Medicare's popular prescription drug program.

Paying Your Pals with Digital Options from Venmo to Facebook

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Nov 15
Cash is passe, say digital mavens. If you really want to pay your friends back for that pizza party, use an app to shoot money to their mobile-phone number - or their Facebook account.

Russell Simmons' RushCard Creates Fund to Help Customers

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Nov 2
RushCard customers who can show they incurred late fees, lost a deposit on an apartment, or any such financial setback as a direct result of the RushCard problems will be compensated, the company said Thursday.

Are Millennials Financially Doomed?

SAVING | Oct 27
When it comes to saving money and investing in the future, are millennials financially doomed?

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